The table below looks at the statistics for Embedded C skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Embedded C over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Embedded C
Rank 152 162 135
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Contract jobs citing Embedded C 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.029% 0.045% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.076% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Embedded C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1313 1382 1094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.53% 30.85% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 877 657
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 28
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £20.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

Embedded C
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Embedded C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Embedded C Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Embedded C
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Embedded C across the North West region.

Embedded C Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Embedded C
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C across the North West region.

Embedded C Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Embedded C
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded C within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 - -
Embedded C
England

Embedded C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Embedded C.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) RS-422
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) ISO26262
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232
3 1 (25.00%) RS-485
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

Embedded C
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) RS-422
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) RS-232
2 1 (25.00%) RS-485
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO26262
1 1 (25.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter